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OCLC Linked Data: Research, experimental applications, and shared infrastructure

OCLC Linked Data: Research, experimental applications, and shared infrastructure

By Andrew Pace, John Chapman

LD4 Conference 2020
virtual

This presentation summarized OCLC's findings on the impact of new workflows in the ground-shifting transition from traditional cataloging to linked data platforms, highlighted the integral engagement, participation, and feedback from OCLC members, and attempted to chart a linked data research path for the decade to come.

Recording available on LD4 on YouTube.

File: pdf, 2.5MB   Topics: Linked Data

Scaling research support services through a graduate specialist program at Rutgers University

Scaling research support services through a graduate specialist program at Rutgers University

By Dee Magnoni, Ryan Womack

This recorded webinar discusses how the Rutgers University New Brunswick Libraries are using an innovative graduate specialist program to scale research support services, support doctoral and master's student career development, and enrich cross-campus relationships.

File: video, 63 minutes   Topics: Student Support, Researcher Support, Works in Progress

Dynamics of change—continuing the conversation on library naming, finding, and relationship-building with Indigenous peoples

Dynamics of change—continuing the conversation on library naming, finding, and relationship-building with Indigenous peoples

By May Chan, Oy Lein Jace Harrison, Jamie Lee Morin, Desmond Wong

Watch this recorded webinar to learn about how the University of Toronto Libraries is reckoning with both cultural change and the development of culturally appropriate metadata on a system-wide scale.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Works in Progress

Using Data to Advocate for the Preservation of Audiovisual Collections

Using Data to Advocate for the Preservation of Audiovisual Collections

By Alison Reppert Gerber, Kira Sobers

This webinar explains how data from a four-year project to survey and assess audiovisual collections across the Smithsonian Institution is being used to advance the preservation of those materials on a pan-institutional level.

File: video, 54 minutes   Topics: Works in Progress, Archives and Special Collections, AV Materials

Mapping Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure

Mapping Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure

By David W. Lewis, Mike Roy, Katherine Skinner

Watch this webinar to learn about the scope of the infrastructure that supports digital scholarly communications and the financial and organizational strength of the organizations that provide it.

File: video, 59 minutes   Topics: Researcher Support

Rediscovering Discovery: three general examples

Rediscovering Discovery: three general examples

By Lorcan Dempsey

CNI Spring 2020 Membership Meeting
virtual

This presentation accompanied a panel discussion of current trends and issues in discovery systems, including a description of value-added full-text linking features, user behaviors and needs identified by transaction log analysis, the implementation of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in discovery, and plans by the Big Ten Academic Alliance for a collective collection system. 

Recording available from CNI on Vimeo

File: pptx, 5.5MB   Topics: Collective Collections, Library Trends

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Total Cost of Stewardship: Tools from the OCLC Research Collection Building & Operational Impacts Working Group

By Chela Scott Weber

CNI Spring 2020 Virtual Membership Meeting
virtual

Weber shares the suite of tools created by the OCLC Research Library Partnership’s Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group, designed to support shared, informed collection building decisions for special collections that factor in the full resources required for ongoing stewardship of a potential acquisition. 

Recording available from CNI on Vimeo.

File: pptx, 17.5MB   Topics: Archives and Special Collections